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Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with a flag divided horizontally into white, blue and red stripes with a gold border labeled "Russia". This flag, originally adopted by Russia in 1705, was replaced in 1918 by the Soviet Union flag but re-adopted in 2000 to represent the Russian Federation after the collapse of the Soviet Union in early 1990's. Printed "Nebo Cigarettes" at the bottom edge. One of a series of world flags. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group